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granis is not denying is he in this photograph, using a heavy metal barricade. the 22-year-old walked foot hall of justice today accompanied by his lawyer and his parents. >> the victory brought out the best of san francisco and the worst in gregory. >> others in the crowd helped vandalize the bus. the driver managed to get eight passengers off. they torched. the bus was valued at $1 million. simon was beaten unconscious by the mob he tried to stop vandals and told abc 7 news that he saw granis help destroy the bus. >> like a monster, just pummeling this vehicle with people inside. and you think how can anyone live with themselves or get in the mind set to do that? >> granis pleaded not guilty. you may have more legal problems.. >> we're also exploring the possibility of getting restitution for him. and he'll be held liable for damages to the vehicle. >> with granis fighting back tears the attorney told reporters his client hopes san franciscoins willing forrive him. >> he's very ashamed and sorry. now, he's going to set an example, making amends. he only hopes san francisco wi
and i was just shouting this is not us, we don't do this and sucker punch, kicking, blood, blood, blood and that is ail remember and my friends came to help me and drug me out of there. >> his nose was broken and he had gashes on his face and two chipped teeth. word of the bravery got to supervisor scott weiner and he invited him to sit with him in the vip section of the civic center ceremonies. >> more people need to do that. we are all tempted to stand back and let whatever happens happen. >> he bumped into the friend who pulled him out and saved him from more serious is injury. i asked him later are why he would risk taking on a violent mob. >> you don't want to see anything like this happen to your city, you know. i'm the only one that should have a black eye and not the city of san francisco. i'm a product of the city. i'm a native son and still proud of everything that it has given me he. i wanted to give something back and nothing like this should happen. >> any regrets, would you do it again? >> absolutely. >> simon says he doesn't think of himself as is a hero. >> i don'
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